Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
How well do you know the law?
Dermatologist and lawyer Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., explains what cosmetic physicians need to know about the law and how to decrease lawsuit risks.
The aesthetic for-profit practice
Four cosmetic physicians share their most profitable nonsurgical procedures.
One word can change a patient’s decision about treatment
Words physicians use and how they say them influences the decisions patients make about treatment for actinic keratosis.
Microneedle pretreatment can shorten PDT treatment time for actinic keratoses
Expedited microneedle-assisted photodynamic therapy is a promising option for treatment of actinic keratoses.
Better models needed for predicting bladder Ca recurrence
Current NCCN guidelines are comparable to European models for predicting nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer recurrence and progression. But better models are needed, according to a recent study.
Cosmetic surgery turf wars
In the battle over who’s most qualified to perform cosmetic medicine, can any specialty own the space?
The real deal with nonsurgical skin tightening
While nonsurgical technologies still don’t rival surgical facelifting results, combination treatment delivers patient satisfaction.
Proven steps to enhance the aesthetic consult
The consult can make or break your success. Listen to and question concerns. Show you care.
The neonatal microbiome
Cesarean section newborns have a slightly delayed microbiome response. The richness of microorganisms is less than vaginally delivered newborns by 3-7 days. Use products on neonatal skin that are designed for neonatal skin.
Creativity drives interest in aesthetics
Wendy W. Lee, M.D., M.S., says creativity is what drove her to specialize in oculoplastic surgery, completing a two-year oculoplastic fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, after her residency in ophthalmology at Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans.

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